Environment

MCHR and Siera Club present We Need a Green New Deal

Date: 
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Friends Auditorium
Wondering what to do about climate change? Have you heard about the Green New Deal? Come learn about climate action and how the Green New Deal fits into local actions already happening to create a livable planet for future generations. What will this plan mean for Detroit and for workers?
$5 Donation. Students always free.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2018547925109571/

Location: 
Royal Oak Public LIbrary: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48067 US

Event Type:

Kickoff Potluck & GND Watch Party

Date: 
Tue, Feb 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In 2019, we're building the public support for the Green New Deal so that we can elect a candidate that champions it in 2020, make it law in 2021. Livestream watching parties will take place across the country in February in order to bring even more people into the fight and get everyone ready to move forward together.

Location: 
Institute for Global Education
Address: 
1118 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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POSTPONED: MCHR and Siera Club present We Need a Green New Deal

Date: 
Wed, Jan 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FEB. 6, DUE TO HARSH WEATHER.

Friends Auditorium
Wondering what to do about climate change? Have you heard about the Green New Deal? Come learn about climate action and how the Green New Deal fits into local actions already happening to create a livable planet for future generations. What will this plan mean for Detroit and for workers?
$5 Donation. Students always free.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2018547925109571/

Location: 
Royal Oak Public LIbrary: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48067 US

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Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Adapting to Climate Change

Date: 
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

February topic: Adapting to Climate Change. The City of Ann Arbor is already experiencing impacts from climate change. More severe storms, increased precipitation, rising temperatures and extended heat waves all pose challenges to how we live, work, and play in our community. Join a conversation on how the Ann Arbor community is taking steps to address climate impacts and what more we could be doing at the city, neighborhood and individual level. Climate adaptation experts will share the soup to nuts on climate change for Ann Arbor and what we can do to thrive in a changing future.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Event Type:

Green New Deal

Date: 
Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

Come learn about the New Green Deal. This meeting will be designed to follow up on the recent GM announcement of plant closings and includes input and reaction from the unions.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/282142

Location: 
Huntington Woods Library: 26415 Scotia Rd., Huntington Woods MI 48070 US

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Love Our Water Lobby Day 2019

Date: 
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

City:

If you can make it to this event, PLEASE RSVP on our website here: https://org.salsalabs.com/o/2155/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=102336
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Michigan’s 100th Legislature is now in session. With a pro-environment Governor and more evenly divided House and Senate, it is critical that all the new lawmakers in Lansing are brought up to speed on our environmental priorities for 2019.

Location: 
Lansing Central United Methodist Church
Address: 
215 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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We Think They've Stirred Up Enuff: A CRAFT Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Jan 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

CRAFT (Citizens Resistance at Fermi 2) will have a meeting with the public where our main focus will be DTE's plan to apply for a permit with the MDEQ to dredge Lake Erie shoreline in front of the Fermi 2 reactor and our pursuit of a public hearing on the issue.

We will also be presenting other current concerns, have a Q and A, and break into groups to do strategy sessions(will post updates in the event discussion later).
Hope to see you all there😉!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2298627980150000/

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

Event Type:

January Beyond Coal Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

This is just a reminder that there is a Beyond Coal meeting tomorrow, our usual third Tuesday. I hope you can make it out. As always, we'll be meeting at our office (2550 Hilton Rd, Ferndale, MI, 48220) at 6:30.

We will have an update on the toxic truth campaign and will start planning our next steps for 2019. I hope to see you there!

Thanks!

https://www.facebook.com/events/260119684915662/

Location: 
2550 hilton rd, ferndale, mi 48220

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Make Detroit the Engine of a Green New Deal

Date: 
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

PROTEST THE AUTO SHOW PROM! RALLY JAN 18th: Seize The Plant, Save the Planet: Make Detroit the engine for a Green New Deal!

NOTE: we will be OUTSIDE Cobo, dress warm!

37 years ago, the City of Detroit invoked eminent domain to gift the entire historic Poletown neighborhood in Hamtramck to GM, wiping out an entire community so the company could build the factory it intends to shutter.

Just 10 years ago, the people rescued GM from the brink of collapse with a $51 billion bailout.

Location: 
Cobo Hall

Event Type:

Ann Arbor CCL Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

City:

Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is the most FOCUSED and INFLUENTIAL organization working on climate change legislation.

The Ann Arbor CCL chapter is one of ~400 active chapters in the U.S. working to put a price on carbon. Come to our monthly meeting and find out how you can help!

During our meeting we participate in a video conference call with other chapters around the country, featuring a different guest speaker each month. Following the call we discuss and plan local actions.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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